Newport vs Tranmere
England – League Two Playoff Final
Date: Saturday, 25th May 2019
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: Wembley Stadium (London).
One more game stands in the way for these teams to see their year-long dream come to fruition. After wading through the semi-finals, both are ready for this challenge, the success of which will take them to the higher division.
Newport had to rely on penalties to see them through to this round after Mansfield raised a considerable enough challenge. Still, they held their nerves, and it paid off at the end.
Tranmere, meanwhile, won their home leg and held on to dear life in the away tie to escape with a draw – keeping the aggregate scoreline in their favor. Considering this final is a one-off affair, either squad will fancy their chances.
Newport vs Tranmere Head-to-head (h2h)
- 100% of meetings have had under 2.5 goals.
- Two of the last three games were goalless draws.
- Newport holds a 100% unbeaten record.
- Except for a single match, every other one failed to have goals from both teams.
Newport vs Tranmere Prediction
Quite easily the most important game of the season for both these teams. The future of the clubs depend on this tie, and as such it will be played with that seriousness. Either side will be careful to not let mistakes happen, and considering the pressure, they are under, a safety-first approach will be taken by both squads.
Also, 100% of meetings between these teams ended with under 2.5 goals. Taking these observations into account, expect the same to happen this weekend.
Newport is obviously in better form and has been unbeaten in their last 12 matches. On the other hand, Tranmere was winless in seven of their last nine fixtures. Importantly, Newport holds a 100% unbeaten record over this opponent. Considering recent form, and domination in h2h ties, count on Newport to avoid a loss at any cost.
Newport vs Tranmere Betting Tips
Double Chance: Newport or Draw @ 1.60 (3/5)
Under 2.5 Match Goals @ 1.50 (1/2).